KATHMANDU, May 20: Minister for Finance Janardan Sharma has assured the parliament that the government will incorporate all recommendations and suggestions provided by lawmakers in regard to the Appropriation Bill.
KATHMANDU, April 18: A delegation including President of Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) Vishnu Kumar Agrawal has called on Finance Minister Janardan Sharma. During the meeting held at the Ministry of Finance, the overall condition of the economy was discussed.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Amid growing criticisms over his decision to suspend Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari, Finance Minister Janardan Sharma on Monday said that the government took action against Adhikari as per the NRB Act.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has directed the Nepali missions abroad to take initiatives for bringing in as much remittance as possible from the citizens living abroad and increasing the number of foreign tourists in Nepal by conducting promotional programs.
COLOMBO, April 9: Sri Lanka will need about $3 billion in external assistance within the next six months to help restore supplies of essential items, including fuel and medicines, to manage a severe economic crisis, its finance minister told Reuters on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, March 30: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the budget for the coming Fiscal Year 2022/23 will be prepared in a way that everyone will feel a sense of ownership for the budget programs.
KATHMANDU, March 29: The Ministry of Finance on Monday held discussions with the stakeholders from banks and financial institutions (BFIs), and insurance sector to solicit their feedback for the policy and programs and budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, March 28: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that it is necessary to raise investment in big projects. Speaking at a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between Investment Board Nepal and Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) on cooperation in raising domestic capital and attracting foreign investment on Sunday, he suggested the officials select the projects that are worthwhile.
KATHMANDU, March 11: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the economy is not in a depressing state as rumored outside. He said that the economy was under the control of the government and the problem would be resolved soon.
KATHMANDU, March 10: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has instructed the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) to move ahead with big projects by raising capital on its own. Attending the seventh meeting of the Monitoring and Facilitation Committee under IBN on Wednesday, Minister Sharma said that the ministry would extend necessary assistance to the Investment Board in building capital.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has directed officials at the security printing office to complete necessary preparations to start printing excise-duty stickers without any further delay.
KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the manufacturing industry is a priority of the government. At an interaction organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Pokhara on Friday, he said that his goal is to build a productive economy in the country.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has urged the microfinance institutions (MFIs) to reduce the existing interest rates on loans. MFOIs across the country have been investing through loans at an interest rate of 10 to 15 percent.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) has passed the Appropriation Bill, 2021. The bill proposed by the Minister for Finance Janardan Sharma was endorsed by the HoR meeting held on Monday amid obstructions posed by the CPN-UML.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has announced that the Melamchi Drinking Water Project, which was damaged severely by the floods and landslides, will be repaired and water supply will be resumed by mid-April 2022.
KATHMANDU, June 23: Minister for Finance Bishnu Prasad Poudel has urged the hoteliers and tourism entrepreneurs to take benefit from the facilities provided by the government in the hotel and tourism sector.